CTMC Part of a 2018 Most Wired Health System
Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Central Texas Medical Center, has been named a 2018 Most Wired award winner by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). This is the sixth straight year AHS has been honored with the award that identifies and recognizes health care organizations that exemplify best practices through their adoption, implementation and use of information technology.
CTMC Receives the Leapfrog Group's 'A' for Patient Safety
Central Texas Medical Center was awarded an 'A' from the Leapfrog Group'sFall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. This is the fourth time CTMC has been honored with the designation that recognizes efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.
CTMC Awarded Advanced Certification for Total Knee Replacement from the Joint Commission
Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care.
CTMC Home Health earns SHPBest Superior Performer Award for patient satisfaction
Central Texas Medical Center Home Health earned the SHPBest Superior Performer of 2017 Award by Strategic Healthcare Programs after reaching an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all SHP clients. The annual SHPBest program was created to acknowledge home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service to their patients. Winners are determined by ranking the overall score for all SHP Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Health Care Survey (HHCAHPS) clients, which include over 4,500 home health agencies.
CTMC receives Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Central Texas Medical Center has received the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital's commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to national recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. CTMC earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period.
CTMC honored for employee engagement for seventh consecutive year
For the seventh straight year, Adventist Health System, which includes Central Texas Medical Center, has been recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace Award winner. This award recognizes organizations throughout the country for their extraordinary ability to create engaged workplace cultures. To be considered for the award, organizations must administer an employee engagement survey to at least 50 respondents representing a census of the organization, receive a high, qualifying response rate and earn a qualifying score on Gallup's Q12 employee engagement survey. A panel of Gallup workplace experts evaluates applicants and assesses them against criteria established by a comprehensive workplace study.
CTMC recognized for patient safety
Central Texas Medical Center was among 14 hospitals recognized by its parent company, Adventist Health System (AHS), for excellence in quality and patient safety. Specifically, CTMC received accolades for Best Overall Infection Prevention based on clinical data results for Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) measures. CTMC ranked as having the lowest overall Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) among AHS's hospitals with 165 beds or less.
CTMC maintains 'A' grade for patient safety from Leapfrog Group
Central Texas Medical Center earned another 'A' grade for patient safety, making CTMC the only two-time consecutive recipient of the top grade for hospitals between San Antonio and Austin. The Leapfrog Group's annual Hospital Safety Score Program is widely considered the nation's gold standard rating system for patient safety and is compiled under the guidance of the country's leading patient safety experts.
Central Texas Medical Center recognized for excellence in employee engagement
Adventist Health System, which includes Central Texas Medical Center, has received the 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award, created to recognize organizations for their extraordinary ability to promote engaged workplace cultures that drive positive results. 2016 marks the sixth year that Adventist Health System and all of its hospital campuses, including CTMC, have received the award.
CTMC receives 'A' on Hospital Safety Score
Central Texas Medical Center earned the only “A” grade for patient safety in the I-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio. This ranking comes from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national hospital watchdog organization. The Leapfrog Group’s annual Hospital Safety Score ranks facilities with A, B, C, D, and F grades, rating them on errors, injuries, accidents and infections. This elite program is widely considered the nation’s gold standard rating system for patient safety and is compiled under the guidance of the country’s leading patient safety experts. It is the first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety and is free to the public and designed to give consumers information they can use to protect themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay.
CTMC receives Great Gallup Workplace Award